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7th Dec 2016

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EU adds six Crimea MPs to sanctions list

The European Union has added six members of the Russian parliament, the State Duma, to the blacklist of people who are "undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence". All six were elected last September as representatives from Crimea, the Ukrainian region that was annexed by Russia in 2014. Those on the list are under an asset freeze and travel ban, with 152 people now on it.

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